Category Archives: Trade Union Bill

Draconian Trade Union Act could have been stopped and must be defied......

The Tories’ Trade Union Act 2016 was given royal approval last week and Britain’s anti-union laws got even more restrictive.  Click here to read more.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on Draconian Trade Union Act could have been stopped and must be defied

The Trade Union Bill crunch date in the Commons......

Click here to read more

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on The Trade Union Bill crunch date in the Commons

Tell our MPs not to overrule Lords amendments to the Trade Union Bill......

Can you help convince your MP to oppose this bad Bill?  Click here to read more

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on Tell our MPs not to overrule Lords amendments to the Trade Union Bill

Government scraps proposed changes to trade union funding......

Good news.
The remaining bill will still mean unions require a 50% turnout threshold for industrial action ballots, a 40% threshold of eligible workers for any form of industrial action in “important” public services including education and border security, and new rules on picketing.  Click here to read more.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on Government scraps proposed changes to trade union funding

The Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords......

Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on The Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords

TUC: Triple whammy defeat for government over Trade Union Bill......

The government was defeated in three votes on the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords last week.  Click here to read more.

Here is a link to the Lords debate

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on TUC: Triple whammy defeat for government over Trade Union Bill

Scrub the Trade Union Bill......

Following on from our AGM and the talk given by John Noblemunn on the TU Bill there is still time to email your objections to this vicious Bill to any or as many of  the Lords as you want.  Click here for a list of members of the House of Lords.   Click here to sign up to the campaign.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on Scrub the Trade Union Bill

UN labour body calls on government to review parts of Trade Union Bill......

International Labour Organisation requests that ministers look at proposals to lift ban on agency workers replacing those who are on strike.  Click here to read more.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on UN labour body calls on government to review parts of Trade Union Bill

TU Bill & ♥unions campaign week 8 – 14 February......

Did you know that trade unions gave the world weekends, a national minimum wage and holiday and sickness pay. Oh, and ended child labour?

This Bill will undermine employees’ ability to make their voice heard at work and hand more power over to employers. It is vital to defeat the Bill.  Click here to sign the petition

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on TU Bill & ♥unions campaign week 8 – 14 February

TU Bill – Hansard report of the second reading debate in the House of Lords......

Access report here of 11 January debate http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2015-16/tradeunion/stages.html

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Miscellaneous, Trade Union Bill | Comments Off on TU Bill – Hansard report of the second reading debate in the House of Lords
a href=/a /span